[aprssig] AMTRAK mobile from DC to Minneapolis via Toledo Oh

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Jul 8 18:50:39 EDT 2018

> Correct subject this time.

> Before my track fades, you can see WB4APR-1 on AMTRAK from DC to
> Minneapolis over 2 days.  Only two hits between DC and Toledo Ohio where I
> then stayed for 24 hours to resume then from Toledo to Minneapolis through
> Chicago.
> That leg was well tracked. (pun intended).
> Setup was a THD72 and wire whip antenna taped vertically to the window.
> Oh, and I had a 25W amp in between.  Powered from a set of AA NiCd's
> trickled from my laptop PS.
> The first hit begins around 2:53 AM on 7 July.
> And the symbol on APRS,FI appears to be an amtrak train.  Looks like we
> need to come up with some other overlays for the railroad symbol such as  A
> for Amtrak, S for steam? ETC
Hummh, C for caboose, F for Freight, M for monorail, E for elevated, P for

> Bob, WB4APR
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